Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2

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The sleek and ergonomically designed Kvaser Leaf Light V2 represents one of the most cost-efficient and easy ways of connecting a laptop or desktop computer to a CAN bus network. The PC connection is established through a USB 2.0 compliant connector and the 9-pin D-SUB connector plugs into your CAN bus cable. Galvanic isolation of the CAN signals is offered by default with this device. The robust design renders this USB-CAN adapter an ideal solution for everyday use while it is small and flexible enough to be used in space-constrained applications.

Kvaser's Leaf Light series is the workhorse of the CAN world. The newly launched Kvaser Leaf Light V2 supports high speed USB for CAN and offers high performance at low cost. Kvaser Leaf Light V2 is a reliable low cost product. Loss free transmission and reception of standard and extended CAN messages on the CAN bus is transmitted with a time stamp precision of 100 microseconds.

  • The Kvaser Leaf Light V2 is a high speed USB interface for CAN that offers loss free transmission and reception of standard and extended CAN messages on the CAN bus.
  • 8000 messages per second, each time-stamped with 100 microsecond accuracy
  • Galvanic isolation, previously a more expensive option on Kvaser's original Leaf Light, now comes as standard on the Leaf Light v2, enhancing protection from power surges or electrical shocks.
  • Low current consumption of 70 mA, reducing power drain from your laptop.
  • Local buffering and preprocessing results in high performance and a reduction of time critical tasks for the PC.
  • Leaf Light v2 comes with free software, free software updates and free support. Kvaser's easy-to-use Kvaser CANlib applications programming interface (API) has virtual hardware that simulates our real hardware, so you can start developing around the Leaf Light v2 interface right away.
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Galvanic Isolation Yes
Bitrate 40-1000 kbit/s
Silent mode No
Error frame generation No
Error frame detection Yes
Weight 100 g
Timestamp resolution 100
On board buffer Yes
Maximum message rate, send 8000
Maximum message rate, receive 8000
Sound No
Clock synchronization N/A
Dimensions (WxLxH) 40x100x20 mm (1.6x3.9x0.8in.)
Kvaser Leaf V2 User’s Guide
User's Guide for the Kvaser Leaf Light V2
Version 4.1.0
Kvaser Leaf V2 Datasheet
Datasheet for the Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN
Version 2014
Kvaser Leaf Installation Guide
Kvaser Leaf Installation Guide
Version 1.2.189
Kvaser DIADEM Driver
This free driver for National Instrument's DIAdem supports all CAN hardware from Kvaser.
Version 1.0.0
Kvaser Drivers for Windows
Windows drivers for all our CAN hardware. Please check release notes for information on which Windows versions are supported. It also contain a driver for the virtual CAN bus.
Version 5.6.0
Kvaser Device Firmware
Firmware update for Kvaser Leaf (all types), Kvaser Memorator Professional, Kvaser Memorator SemiPro, Kvaser Memorator Light USBcan Professional, and Kvaser Blackbird.
Version 3.2.302
Kvaser LIN Firmware
Kvaser Leaf LIN and Kvaser DRVlin firmware upgrade
Version 3.3.33
Kvaser CANKing
A free of charge general-purpose CAN bus momnitor. Works with all CAN interfaces from Kvaser. Windows 200 and later recommended.
Version 5.3.889
Kvaser CANlib SDK
Software development kit - everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN and LIN interfaces. Link libraries, header files, sample programs, Microsoft Visual Basic and Borland Delphi components, documentation, and more. Note: you need to download and install the appropriate device drivers separately
Version 5.6.0
Kvaser LabView VI Library for CAN
Library for National Instrument's LabView version for all Kvaser CAN hardware.
Version 6.1.0
Remove old drivers
Driver removal program. This program will remove the CAN driver (version 3.2 or older) from your computer. This is a version intended for those who have installed CANLIB 3.2 or older. Use it only if you need to remove an old version of the driver from your computer. Contact technical support if you have any questions.
Version 3.9c
XTM, Free LIN Viewer
A free of charge LIN bus viewer, works with Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN and/or Kvaser LAPcan and DRVlin.
Version 3.8sr5